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Rhode Island - RI

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Created On: Sunday, December 15, 2019

RN, LPN Requirement:
10 contact hours every 2 year renewal period related to nursing practice. Effective in 2017, 2 of those hours must be related to substance abuse. License renewal is due by March 1st.

Rhode Island Board of Nursing Phone (RNs and LPNs):

CRNP Special Requirement:
To maintain prescriptive privileges, the applicant must complete 30 contact hours in pharmacology every six (6) years.

CNA Requirement:
Must have been employed as a nursing assistant for at least eight (8) hours within the prior twenty-four (24) months; or have completed a nursing assistant training and testing program within the past twenty-four (24) months.

Special Requirement:
Medication Aides must also complete four (4) required continuing education hours related to medication administration.

Renewal Period:
June 30th every two years.

Rhode Island Board of Nursing Phone (CNAs):

Rhode Island Board of Nursing
Rhode Island Board of Nursing Regulations
Rhode Island Certified Nursing Assistant/Medical Aide Additional Information

Online Email Contact:

Mailing Address:
Rhode Island Board of Nursing
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

Requirements Disclaimer: Although we try to keep our links and other information as up-to-date as possible, ultimately, it is the responsibility of each individual user to understand and keep up-to-date with the requirements of the license possessed.


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